The Hanover Theatre

2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608
www.thehanovertheatre.org

Date Posted:
January 28, 2019

Region:
Central Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

Prop Master/Scenic Internship for Youth Summer Program

Description:

Each summer, The Hanover Theatre runs Youth Summer Programs for students ages 6-18.Our teen program, now in its 11th year, offers students, ages 13-18, daily morning classes focusing on music, drama and dance as well as afternoon rehearsals for a final production. Two sessions will be offered. Students will present three performances of a full-scale Broadway musical at the end of each session. Our Pre-Teen session, now in its 4th year, overlaps the teen program and will produce a Broadway Jr. production in two weeks utilizing the same set, props, etc.


DAY TO DAY TASKS:

· Meet with the creative team to go over the props list and scenic needs of the show

· Assist in scenic construction and some design elements

· Work with stage management regarding ongoing rehearsal needs and continuing changes to the props list

· Acquire/build/paint and make functional all props on the props list

· With the stage management team, organize the backstage props spaces and tables

· With the stage management team, organize a tracking list of props movements and needs for the running of the production

· Assist in the coordination and return of rentals and purchases for the production

Qualifications:
REQUIRED COMMITMENT:
  • Daily: Teen Session 1: July 8th – July 27th 

     (Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4pm*)

  • Teen Session 2: July 29th – August 17th 
     (Monday--Friday 8:00am - 4pm*)
  • Pre-Teen Session: July 29th – August 10th 
     (Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm*)
  • Performances: Teen: July 26 at 7pm & 27 at 2pm & 7pm, 
     August 16 at 7pm & 17 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Pre-Teen: August 10th at 2pm & 6pm
  • Strike: Sunday August 18th

* Additional hours will be required during tech week


REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES:

•Preference to someone considering or intending to pursue a degree/career in scenic design, stage management or technical theatre with a strong interest in the performing arts

•Previous experience in scenic design, prop design or stage management a plus

•Excellent communication skills and the ability to think and react quickly under high pressure situations

•Excellent ability to listen and follow instructions under pressure and work with a team

•Confident personality with the motivation to achieve results

•Strong attention to detail and a creative eye

•Punctual and dependable

•Reliable Transportation (parking will be provided)

•Must be 19+

How To Apply:
To apply for this internship, please email a cover letter and resume to:
Meghan Montaner  Director of Education  education@thehanovertheatre.org
Apply by:
March 01, 2019
Salary:
Stipend
About this Organization:

The Hanover Theatre welcomes more than 200,000 visitors per year to its 2,300-seat historic venue for a broad range of world-class performances including touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, family shows and other events. The facility is comprised of two adjacent and connected buildings, and includes function rooms for private or community events, and a conservatory for the performing arts, serving 200 students in a wide variety of classes in acting, dance and design. We are committed to providing the highest quality customer experience and dedicated to embracing a system of values that includes mutual respect, teamwork, professionalism and an open and inclusive culture.